Al Faleh Educational Holding Q.P.S.C signs an MOU
Al Faleh Educational Holding Q.P.S.C announces it has signed MOU
Al Faleh Educational Holding and Al Jazeera Media Institute sign a Memorandum of Understanding
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen, a wholly owned subsidiary of Al Faleh Educational Holding Q.P.S.C and Al Jazeera Media Institute (AJMI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday March 21 during a ceremony held in the State of Qatar, enabling them to share experiences in various fields of media and research.
Commenting on the announcement of the memorandum of understanding between AFG College and Al Jazeera Media Institute, Dr. Sheikha Aisha Bint Faleh Al Thani, Chairperson of Al Faleh Educational Holding said, “Al Faleh Educational Holding always seeks to expand and enrich the college’s role in supporting the human cadre and enhancing the individual’s media skills. In addition, the college is constantly working to provide technical expertise to support and strengthen the education sector in the State of Qatar.”
Brian Buckley, Principal of AFG College with the University of Aberdeen, said the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Al Jazeera Media Institute and AFG College with the University of Aberdeen provides the starting point for the development of this unique and inspiring collaboration.
Speaking at the memorandum signing ceremony, Mounir Daymi, Director of Al Jazeera Media Institute, welcomed the cooperation between the two parties, noting the institute’s desire to strengthen its strategic academic partnerships, especially with a prestigious university such as the University of Aberdeen through AFG College. “We are now moving forward to achieve this relationship through the implementation of joint projects, activities and events that will benefit the entire education sector in Qatar and in the wider region,” he said.
Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Khalifa bin Fahed Al Thani, Senior Executive of Brand Audience and Engagement Development at Al Jazeera Media Network, praised the university’s role in its quest for development both at the local and international levels. He also pointed out, that there are objectives that bring the two parties together at the local level, led by supporting Qatar National Vision 2030, encouraging creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and contribution to the qualification of employees in terms of knowledge, education and occupation.
“These objectives also aim to enhance the skills of the individual media and academic skills, as well as supporting the capabilities of education and applied research. The institute seeks to activate it at the media professional level and qualify competitive graduates in the labour market locally, regionally and globally, as well as pay attention to applied training and bridge the gap between the theoretical and practical aspects for students and media professionals,” he said.
The terms of the memorandum included benefiting from the training courses included in the AFG College’s annual plan, and coordinating between the two parties to cooperate in holding training programs, joint courses and workshops, and academic studies and research.
About AFG College with the University of Aberdeen
AFG College was launched in cooperation with the University of Aberdeen in 2017 as its first branch in the MENA region, through a unique partnership between Al Faleh Group for Educational and Academic Services, a subsidiary of Al Faleh Educational Holding Q.P.S.C. and the University of Aberdeen which is the UK’s fifth oldest university and was founded in 1495. The University of Aberdeen ranks among the top 160 universities in the world as per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022.